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Oct 29, 2013 7:00pm PDT
are told that everything will be okay soon. >> why should the american people believe me now? >> in the hot seat of the woman in charged of the obama website in her testimony. >> i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. >> meanwhile new questions over promises made by obama. >> if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor, if you like your healthcare plan, you will be able to keep your healthcare plan. >> that's not exactly the case for millions of americans in the individual insurance market. the majority of americans with individual plans will find their policy changed or cancelled under obamacare rules. >> one of the addressed issues of the affordable care act designed to address was the need to provide greater security those americans who had no other options. >> washington i am shannon travis, ktvu channel 2 news >>> . >>> looks like it is here to stay, rosemary. >> yeah , we have a chilly start tomorrow. in fact, halloween looks quite nice, i will show you that in the extended forecast. let's take a look at the current numbers. tem
Oct 30, 2013 10:00pm PDT
to the problems with the rollout of obama care. >> let me say directly to these americans, you deserve better. i'm accountable to you for fixing these problems. >> that apology wasn't enough for some members of congress. they pressed her as to why no one has been fired over problems with the website. she deflected saying she should be held responsible for the problems. when questioned about people losing their insurance plans, she said it was up to the insurance companies. >>> history tonight in boston as fans got to experience something that hasn't been done since babe ruth was wearing a red sox jersey. >> it hasn't happened at fenway park for 95 years. the red sox are world champions. >> red sox close out the cardinals with a 6-1 victory taking the world series in six games. fans poured into the streets to celebrate the third world championship. this one a little sweeter than previous titles. not only did they win at home, it comes a little after six months since the deadly bombings at the boston marathon. >>> google is keeping its secret. what we are uncovering about these mystery barges in
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 11:00am EST
american values. it's important for the obama administration to remind the egyptians in this behaviour can't continue. what's the biggest leverage that washington has? the ongoing military relationship. the u.s. decided it will not send a fleet of f-16s, which had been bought by the egyptian military, because they don't want to say in any way or show in any way that they approve the way the political situation is being conducted in egypt. >> rosalind jordan. pakistan's government is reviewing its relationship with the united states after the killing of a taliban leader in a drone strike. the political leaders controlling west pakistan says it will block nato supply routes. and the taliban wants revenge. >> this man said he shouldn't have come to work but can't afford to stay home. he fears reprisal attacks by the pakistan taliban after its leader, hakimullah mehsud, was killed in an unmanned drone strike. >> translation: people have stopped coming to market. we are afraid the taliban will attack us. i don't know what to do. >> mohammed's fears is based on experience. his market in peshawa
Nov 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
obama care, estimated last year that an american dies every 20 minutes for lack of insurance." joy reid is an msnbc contributor and managing editor at "the grio" and aneesh chopra was a health care policy adviser for president obama when he served as the white house chief technology officer. let me ask you, joy, what is missing in mainstream journalism that all it can do is involve itself with the screw-ups of the rollout? now, that's news. there's no doubt it's front-page news, but there needs to be, it seems to me, some context. one party's trying something, the other party's not. and yet, the other party gets quoted as if they're somehow referees in a game in which, well, they're actually playing in the game. they're not. they are not competing to provide a better health care plan. what are they? i don't know what they are, but they're standing on the sidelines chuckling, enjoying every mishap without any requirement on their part to say, you know, we would have done this. they haven't done it. >> no, and chris, i think you're absolutely right. as long as the story is going to be whe
Nov 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
of americans struggling and out of work. here's senator paul giving a response to president obama. >> under president obama, the ranks of america's poor have swelled to almost one in six people. we are now at an all-time high in long-term unemployment. millions of americans are struggling and out of work. >> when you read that, one in six, the numbers appear. exactly the same way. if you were a criminologist you would say this guy is taking stuff from that guy. this isn't just a coincidence factor here because it would be one in a zillion here for the words to follow the way they have. >> it's clear there's a lot of sloppiness here. my teenage daughters know when you're writing a paper, you don't just lift things off of wikipedia which may not even be true. whoever is doing this cutting and pasting off of ap which is non-stylistic, straightforward. but at least my kids know you make a change of a word or two here or there so your teachers don't have a case against you. whoever he's hiring to do speeches -- >> that's why you have a thesaurus. a thesaurus sitting next to your desk. >> chris,
Nov 1, 2013 12:00pm EDT
to average 39,000 a day to meet the goal of 7 million insured americans by march 1st. the obama administration has acknowledged the problem and pledge today have the problems fixed by the end of the month. the white house says that it expected enrollment to start slowly then pick up significantly as the march 31st deadline approaches. >> small business owner phil signed up and is saving $700 a month but he said it took him days to make it happen. >> i don't know of anyone else who has gotten through. >> the other big issue is that insurance companies are telling up to 3 million americans they will lose their current policies because they do not meet new government standards. >> in many cases the inability of an individual to not keep their coverage is because their insurance company has decided to phase out their plan. >> the white house says most of the canceled policies did not provide adequate coverage. in washington, danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news. >> the white house says it will release official enrollment figures later this month. >>> germany is trying to organiz
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Oct 29, 2013 7:00pm PDT
report proves that the administration knew that millions of americans would lose their insurance all along. >> you keep your plan, you keep your doctor. >> and our week-long series on the missed obama care warning signs continues. >> no matter how you look at this, health care costs are going to increase. >> so what do people really know about obama care? >> think affordable care act is more affordable than obama care? >> no. >> ainsley earhardt hits the streets to find out more. "hannity" starts now. we knew for three years that the administration said if you like your plan, you keep your plan, they lied to you, the american people. and they didn't care. remember, this was their promise. >> under the reform we're proposing, if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor. if you like your health care plan you can keep your health care plan. and if you do have health insurance we'll help to make sure your insurance is more affordable and more secure. if you like your health care plan you can keep your health care plan. >> if you have health insurance through your employer you can ke
FOX News
Oct 31, 2013 6:00am PDT
truliful. watch. >> president obama has a lot to lose. if he did indeed tell outright lies to the american people, if fact he could be imfeeched. if that were proved beyond a reasonable doubt. why would the president risk that? the key question in this tense debate. bill: let's debate at that now, doug schoen former advisor to president clinton. monica crowley radio talk show host. both are fox news contributors. morning to both of you. >> good morning, bill. bill: this is important stuff here. what o'reilly is saying did he misleaded country? absolutely. did he lie? possible but the evidence is not conclusive. monica, you believe it is. go. >> you have to take a look at this particular lie in a broader context, bill because we certainly now have a pattern of behavior from this president. the irs scandal, benghazi, "fast & furious," the obamacare website, the list goes on and on every single time when brought to his attention or at least breaks loose in the public sphere and becomes news, the excuse is, oh, it is the same. he just learned bit on television. he had no idea. we were told in
Oct 31, 2013 6:00am PDT
plans they like. this is not about republicans having an outcry of obama care. average americans are starting to feel the impact of a very flawed health plan. they are nervous about what it means for the future. >> they did not prepare. they only talked about the great things. they never talked about transitions that are difficult. president. even when you may think it's going to be great, you have to explain there will be changes. >> obama never focused on this the way it would be a signature issue. i talked about the signature. >> never when he wanted. this is the weirdest thing. this was -- do you know that the pledge for health care in the first term came from staff aids who said you better have something to say. we went ahead and made this pledge. >> he was never the health care guide. the primary with the first run for president, he was against the individual mandate. he bludgeoned hillary on that issue. i would turn back to the poll numbers. the numbers have not changed that much. it's even split on how they feel about it. obama's numbers have gone down because he hasn't b
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Nov 2, 2013 12:00am EDT
incompetent or were they just lying to the american people? >> i can like. >> obama is pushing it and selling it telling america you can keep your point of cement nobody is losing your rights and americans are saying keep your plans. >> some people like to drink out of the red this solo cups. >> day you agree with this advertising? rebecca college student. >> dorothy at some point in the movie turns to her little dog toto we are not in kansas anymore. >> you are not in kansas anymore. people went to see the wizard. >> that is when you're using to defend your program? >> it is a charlotte who never gave anybody they never had. >> thousands of websites carry far more traffic that is a lame excuse. >> can you give me a ballpark of what you expect on the web site that does not work? >> we have spent about $180 million. >> you will need a bigger boat. >> i am as frustrated and angry as anyone. >> the system is improving daily for day. >> i take full responsibility to make sure it is fixed. >> you have to laugh the drama seems laughable but when it hits where it hurts it is not funny that is when y
Nov 3, 2013 8:00am PST
. on friday, they revealed that only six americans were able to sign up on obama care flawed website on the first day. some unable to keep its health care plan. as the president promised over and over again. >> i said this once or twice but it bears repeating if you like your health care -- if you like if you like your plan, you keep your plan. you can keep your plan. period. >> reporter: it suddenly changed. most, if not all, could keep their health care plan. then there are the new bombshells in the book "double down." including campaign staffers offering an intervention after obama's disastrous first debate. the president telling them, "i just don't know if i can do this." his supposed take on bill clinton. "i like him, in doses." the splashiest claim, the obama campaign secretly did research on the possibility of replacing vice president biden with hillary clinton. >> did vice president biden know that the campaign was conducting polling and focus groups on the possibility of replacing him? >> jon, i don't know the details of that. it was something that the president would never
Nov 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
is ahead for some americans who already have health insurance on the job. >> jeff: the obama administration is still struggling to fix the new healthcare web site and explain how new insurance programs work. with the vast majority of americans who already receive coverage through their employers are starting to make enrollment choices for next year, and some are seeing big changes. we're joined now by cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger. always good to see you. let's talk about the big companies first. what hangs are we seeing? >>. >> we're seeing higher premiums, not great news. we're also seeing increased costs and out of pocket expenses are going to start creeping in here. so as a result this is going to be a more expensive environment. many companies are starting to introduce something called a high deductible plan. and it's paired with a health savings account. this is kind of the way that people can limit their costs but you really have to be young and healthy to make that work for you. >> jeff: why are they doing these low cost plans, high deductible plans? >> the price of hea
Oct 28, 2013 7:00pm PDT
work protecting americans at home and abroad. they say mr. obama should be bucking up the intelligence services and defending them rather than weakening them or apologizing. when it came to criticism, this ongoing review of the work was announced earlier in the summer. the latest safeguards in place for americans and others. it shows that the u.s. is at least acknowledgin it is not just an american issue. it is now wider in effect, people in europe as well. that work is ongoing and it will be finished by the end of the year. >> thank you very much, reporting from washington. it has brought down trees in the north with winds of over 130 kilometers an hour. one woman was killed. worst affected was the u.k.. the storm forcing the cancellation of schools at heathrow. many homes were left without power. >> in the camden neighborhood, just like other parts of the capital, some roads have been cut off after a fierce storm battle to southern england. they have dubbed the storm saint jude for the patron saint of lost causes. those that camp despite warnings spent a rough night. >> i am not scar
Oct 29, 2013 5:30pm PDT
change the way america spies. and did president obama break a key promise to all americans about his health care plan. >>> hurricane sandy one year later, the families with their amazing survival stories, but are we ready for the next super storm? >>> made in america, you heard it here first, those olympic uniforms made in china. big news today about what team usa will wear this time. >>> going to extremes, the surfer trying to ride this giant wave into the record books, why dare devils push the limits, the real reason they do it. >>> good evening. diane is off tonight after a day of double trouble for the white house. scrambling to diffuse not one but two firestorms. the president accused of making false promises, even lying about obama care. that was on one side of capitol hill. on the other, new calls for a total stop to spying on friends. what did the president know? how much damage has been done and what will he do now. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl starts us off. >> reporter: under fire for allegedly spying on americans and america's friends, the nation's
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Oct 29, 2013 6:00pm PDT
that the obama administration knew in 2010 that millions of americans would lose their plans and doctors, why was the president repeatedly saying the exact opposite, with no qualifications? andy, it is great to have you here, i know you say one of the biggest jobs of the chief of staff is to determine what the president gets to know and doesn't get to know. so what do you think? did he know or did he not know? >> i can't believe he doesn't know. that doesn't mean he may not have known the first time he said it. but the words the president speaks at the white house, everybody knows is very, very important. so the process, the written speech is reviewed by a whole team of people at the white house, and from a whole cabinet that would have been involved in the policy. so this major speech would have been reviewed by the staff at the white house, a very senior job to make sure that the president knows what he is talking about. >> would you have let president bush go out there and say repeatedly, knowing that could be millions of people that could lose their plan, you can keep your plan, period, o
Oct 31, 2013 6:00pm PDT
is there was this surprise enormous vote from elderly black women. they want to keep obama in the white house, first african american president. so they won't change their vote. they are still coming out. the other was a deficit of working class white males in the upper midwest, the places hit but the auto bailout. i don't think it makes a difference christie is on the bailout. i think they are both great reporters -- >> the game change was not really contested. they obviously got good sources. >> which reminds me of another reason i don't think they were considering hillary clinton. among the things bill clinton said about obama when hilary was running against them was teddy kennedy, about barack obama a few years ago this guy would have been getting us coffee. >> really? >> yeah, it's in my book. >> does that mean it's true? >> it's in their book, it's from "game change". >> let me talk about obama and clinton, they don't like each other and today they learned to live with each other and benefit from each other in the sense that bill clinton having the current president on his arm is good for business and
Oct 31, 2013 2:00pm PDT
of americans saying obama care needs a major overhaul or should be totally eliminated. >> there will still be plenty of time for people to register. >> reporter: this even as the vice president issued an apology for the disastrous rollout of the website. >> we assumed that it was up and ready to run. >> reporter: it wasn't. >> we apologize for that. >> reporter: in an interview with cnn's sister network, hln, biden also revealed that president obama had tried to log on. >> the president tried to get online and my daughter tried to get online. i did not, because it was clear that i wasn't getting online. but it really is inexcusable. >> reporter: it isn't just obama care that's plaguing the president. the 16-day government shutdown marred all washington politicians, even before that obama's handling of syria seemed bumbling and now he's under pressure over reports the government spies on allies. the president's second term priorities, chief among them overhauling the nation's immigration system, appear in jeopardy. >> he's got himself in a pickle here. it does not mean he can
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Oct 28, 2013 2:00pm PDT
be spying on other people, foreigner, not americans. the nsa says obama didn't know about this. we're supposed to believe he didn't know about the nsa until he heard -- the spying on merkel until he heard about it on the news? fast and furious, journalists being subpoenaed, consulate, irs -- >> no, he's being all inclusive -- >> so here's the point -- but, on the other hand, if they've data mined billions upon billions of phone calls, so anything good that happens, president obama takes credit for. anything that's bad that happens, he says, i didn't know about it, no one told me about it. that is the definition of not incompetence but lack of -- what's the word i'm looking for? >> less memory than a floppy disc. >> why you say -- >> -- like the french today, like obsessive -- >> i've never liked the french -- that aside, germany, particularly france, of all the countries in the world that have nothing to complain about. >> thought you were more obsessed with the chinese. you switched gears. i was watching fox news and i was glued to it. i was watching with shepard smith. you were o
Al Jazeera America
Oct 30, 2013 6:00pm EDT
top stories. president obama is praising the affordable care act for helping uninsured americans. and he said it is not a failure. mr. obama gave his peach in boston. the massachusetts health plan was the template for the health law. kathleen sebelius was grilled for three hours on capitol hill, she said that the problems would be fixed. i spoke with david merrit about the policy of the affordable care act. >> it was a full throated defense of the affordable care act, and she did a necessary job to go out and try and confront some of the critics and explain what is happening. i found two things somewhat curious, one, she actually said that the website had never crashed which in fact, it had. it even crashed this morning. the second one was that she was apologizing, which she certainly needed to do, and the president did an adequate job of that as well, then she shifted the blame to the contractors. when you're apologizing, you're usually apologizing for something you're responsible for. but she put the responsibility on the contractors. it flies in the face of harry truman's line
Al Jazeera America
Oct 31, 2013 7:00pm EDT
. >>> the former major of new jersey is now a senator. he is the first african american elected to the senate since barack obama. he will serve the remaining 14 months of the late frank laudenberg's term. "real money with ali velshi" is next. ♪ ♪ >> harvesting corn with the sun of warren buffet as congress debates farm subsidies and food subsidies. and a big treat, no trick for a town in new york that is cashing in on an old legend and a new tv show. i'm ali velshi. this is "real money." ♪ >>> this is "real money." you as always are the most important part of the show, so please join our conversation for the next half hour, use the handle at aj"real money" on twitter. so washington budget battles are heating up again. this week the renewal of a farm bill that expired on october 1st. what is more a temporary expansion to the food stamp program is get to expire tonight. every five years congress passes a new farm bill that sets limits. last year farmer subsy idyes in the united states totaled $14.9 billion. and the government paid out crop insurance totaling $15.8 billion. it guarantees farmers
Nov 1, 2013 7:00am PDT
documents indicating how many americans enrolled for obama care on day one. hoping to sign up 7 million people. >> it's not going to work and it's exploding in front of our eyes. >> in 2011, they strongly considered replacing joe biden with hillary clinton. >> they are all okay after the bus tumbled off the bridge into a creek. >> a bomb threat forced a plane to make an unscheduled landing in phoenix. >> we went down fast. >> police have video of toronto mayor smoking crack. >> get off my property! >> a beluga whale has fun with a young boy. >> all that. >> straight finishes for griffin. >> happy halloween. a shirtless boy on a horse. >> celebrating halloween at the white house. >> he greeted ghouls and gob lips and handed out candy. >> on cbs this morning. >> the faa said they can start using cell phones and ipads in take offs and landings. in related news everyone was already doing that. >> this morning's eyeopener presented by toyota. let's go places. brought to you by toyota. let's go >> welcome to cbs this morning. good morning. >> good morning and happy friday.
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 2:00pm EST
that run counter to american values. so it's important for the obama administration to remind the egyptians that this sort of behaviour can't continue. of course what is the biggest leverage that with shal washing? it's the ongoing military relationship. recently the u.s. decided they are not going to send a nea flef f-16's which has been bought the egyptian military they don't want to show they approve of the way the military situation is being conducted in egypt. >> pakistan's government says it is reviewing it's relationship with the united states after the killingkilling of a taliban leaa drone lik strike. hakimul lolah mehsud was killed last week. the ta taliban wants revenge. norm says he shouldn't have come to work today. but he can't afford to stay home. he tells us he fears reprisal attacks after the pakistani taliban after the u.s. killed it's heede heed leader in an und drone strike. >> people have stopped coming to market we are afraid that the taliban will attack us. i don't know what to do. >> mohammad's fears are based on personal basis. where he works has been attacked sever
Oct 29, 2013 4:30am EDT
, susan mcginnis in washington, thank you. >>> the obama administration has granted a six-week extension for americans to sign up for health care coverage and not take a penalty. the new date is march 31st. today, the administration official who oversaw the office which created the troubled government health insurance website, testifies on capitol hill. >>> and southern britain and parts of europe are getting hammered by a deadly storm. packing wind gusts of 99 miles an hour, equivalent to a category 2 hurricane, the storm has knocked out power to nearly 300,000 homes. there is widespread flooding and travel disruptions in england, france and the netherlands. a nuclear plant in england automatically shut down. at least five deaths have been reported in britain. >>> and in this country, it was one year ago today that superstorm sandy devastated the east coast. at least 181 people were killed. and damage estimates are put at $65 billion. recovery efforts have been slow and difficult. and for some, not over yet. jim axelrod reports. >> it was saturated by all black muck. >> r
Oct 29, 2013 4:00am EDT
how things unfold susan mcginnis in washington, thank you. >>> the obama administration has granted a six-week extension for americans to sign up for health care coverage and not take a penalty. the new date is march 31st. today, the administration official who oversaw the office which created the troubled government health care website testifies on capitol hill and southern britain and parts of europe are getting hammered by a deadly storm. packing wind gusts of 99 miles an hour equivalent to a occur contain 2, there is widespread flooding in england, france and the netherlands. a nuclear plant in england automatically shut down. at least five deaths have been reported in britain. >>> and in this country, it was one year ago today that superstorm sandy devastated the east coast. at least 181 people were killed. and damage estimates are put at $65 billion. recovery efforts have been slow and difficult. and for some not over yet. jim axelrod reports. >> it was saturated by all black muck. >> reporter: black muck? >> yeah. >> reporter: at 82 this is the time of lif
Oct 28, 2013 11:00pm PDT
americans, we don't even have to be in the majority. it's just we who don't like barack obama who want our guns who don't want obama care, we're the real americans. so it's not as if we have a culturally politically diverse country going on. and we go back and forth in between who wins and loses in policy fights, it's about what ask the real america. i think it has tremendously deep religious roots as well. >> i didn't start out the way i am politically. i moved from right to left. and i began even in college or younger i thought we do need social security. everybody can't end up on welfare because they didn't have enough real savings out of their work. you need a program to get people to save. and you need medicare for people who don't have health. nobody could pay the health care costs these days on their own. and you need civil rights. you can't wait for the southern states to agree 3/4 of the states. there had to be measures to move society ahead. that's when i started thinking through the libertarianism as a kid. but when cruz offers this libertarianism for kids like we don't really n
Oct 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
on the american spy scandal. president obama now considering a ban on spying on the leaders of our allies, as a senior senator demands a full stop. the fight brewing right now. and what it takes to protect the u.s. >>> also developing now. police racing to find a brazen kidnapper after an incredible abduction attempt. an 8-year-old girl snatched out of her bedroom. her unbelievable escape. and the urgent search for the predator. >>> stunning storm caught on tape. winds almost 100 miles an hour. raging through major cities. blowing over scaffolding. and look at this. a man barely escaping for his life as this tree falls right on top of him. >>> and what a wild ride. the record-breaking monster
Al Jazeera America
Oct 30, 2013 11:00am EDT
care act, and will enough americans sign up? that's tonight's inside story. >> hello, i'm libby casey in washington. as the obama administration races to fix the website, critics are turning up the heat. the latest issue, how many americans who have to pay for their own health insurance now have to switch to fl comply with the law.
Oct 31, 2013 11:00am PDT
disagree with that. i believe president obama was born in america, an american. i have seen the documentation. as far as, you know, charging him with not being a christian. i believe president obalm aulm at his word that he is a christian. this becomes a distraction. >> i have to jump in, i have to jump in. why are so many people still fixated on the president and the chronology and africa. he never lived there. why are people still stuck on this? >> well, as a half african who was born in africa, i have to say that i resent that obama gets all this credit for spending time in kenya, which he didn't. i disagree a lot of people who believe this. a fringe group of people who believe this and try to keep this story alive. i'm not sure pastor cruz believes president obama was born in kenya, but the remark was personal and inappropriate and i don't think he speaks for senator cruz. >> i want the two of you to stick around. this new poll we have to talk about. shows president obama's lowest approval rating since taking office. not too much better for republicans. we'll look at tha
Oct 31, 2013 5:30pm PDT
evening, for 31 days now, the obama administration has been telling us americans by the millions are visiting the new health insurance web site despite all of its problems, but no one in the administration has been willing to tell us how many policies have been purchased, and this may be the reason. cbs news has learned enrollments got off to an incredibly slow start. sharyl attkisson attained documents that haven't been seen by the public until now. >> reporter: early enrollment figures are contained in notes from twice a day war room meetings from medicare and medicaid services after the web site failed on october 1. they were turned over in response to a document request from the house oversight committee. the web site launched on tuesday. publicly, the government said there were 4.7 million unique visits in the first 24 hours. but at a meeting wednesday morning, the war room notes say six enrollments very occurred so far. they were with blue cross blue shield of north carolina and kansas city and, caresource, and health care service corporation. by wednesday afternoons enroll
Nov 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
to be the hardest person going up against president obama. not necessarily someone looking to get answers about something that is affecting the american people. if you want to hold a congressional hearing, i would like to see you bring in the insurance companies and ask them while they are price gouging, the american people in light of obama care. i want to know why it cost so much money for aspirin in hospitals. those things impact more people than what he is trying to do. i'm not trying to say that down play what happened in benghazi. but if he is so upset about things that hurt american people, i can give him about ten things he can bring in front of congress and talk about. more so than the same talking upon the of what happened in benghazi. to me this is something -- >> let me till you this. lindhy graham is not part of the committees that have oversight over health and human services. he is in foreign relations. he is a military guy, senate armed services guy. that's what he has jurisdiction over. he's not the one that can subpoena somebody like kathleen sebelius. >> lindsay graham, too,
Oct 29, 2013 5:00am EDT
care act this month, president obama repeatedly said if americans liked their insurance plans and their doctors, they would be able to keep them under the new law. but nbc news is reporting the obama administration knew for several years the majority of people who buy their own health coverage wouldn't be able to keep this happen their policies under obama care. nbc says those forced to buy new insurance may experience sticker shock from higher premiums. when the law was passed in march of 2010, it was supposed to grant grandfather in existing policies, even if they didn't comply with the rules. but that same year, the department of health and human services rewrote some regulations essentially getting rid of the grandfather exemption. now, the white house isn't disputing the report, but tells nbc most individual policyholders should receive better health coverage that's more affordable thanks to government subsidies. the administration says no policy will be canceled due to pre-existing medical conditions. now, congress will get the chance today to grill the top administratio
Oct 30, 2013 3:00pm PDT
standard so that they can meet the needs of the american people. >> now jonathan, you advised on both the romney plan in massachusetts, and you've advised president obama. are these plans similar? is there any major differences? >> al, the federal law is based on the massachusetts law. it's really the same basic structure. it's a great structure. it's worked incredibly successfully here. we've covered 2/3 of the uninsured and it's been broadly popular. and it will be once americans understand what's in this law. >> but the main difference is the mandate, right? >> no. the mandate was put in place here in massachusetts. >> oh, wait a minute. there was a mandate in massachusetts? so all this criticism about the mandate now federal, they forgot about the mandate in massachusetts? >> the basic framework of a mandate was developed by the heritage foundation in the early 1990s as opposition to the clinton health care plan. it was adopted by governor romney, became the law. president obama who remember was initially opposed to the mandate came around to understand this is the right way to do
Nov 3, 2013 9:00am PST
-- six. the number of americans said to have signed up for obama care on day one. 42, the president's approval rating. >>> today, barack obama's downturn. the beginning of his lame duck era,or a temporary slump? >> come january 1st, and thereafter when real people regardless of politics are getting better services and better benefits and more security, this is going to be a different story. >> other numbers -- 22, the percentage of americans with a favorable view of republicans. after the government shutdown, after the obama care rollout, we assess the political landscape with republican senator kelly ayotte. 365, the number of days until the 2014 midterm elections. and -- >> we're fired up! >> we have a better way. >> romney versus obama, been there, done that, or maybe not? have you heard the one about vice president clinton or vice president christie in our political panel a new read on a book revealing backstage imfreezing in the 2012 campaign. this is "state of the union." >>> good morning from washington, i'm candy crowley. we will speak with senator kelly ayotte in a moment.
Nov 3, 2013 2:00am EST
the economic impact on american society. on afterwords. part of book tv on c-span. address, weekly president obama calls on congress to pass a budget. indiana senator dan coates delivered the republican address. he focuses on the health care law. >> hi, everybody. on thursday i addressed a conference for business leaders around the world. my pitch was simple. choose america. invest in america. create jobs in america. it speaks to my top priority as president, growing our economy, creating good jobs, strengthening security and opportunity for the middle class. over the past three and a half years, our businesses have created over 7.5 million new jobs. this week, the treasury confirmed that since i took office we have cut our deficit by more than half. but we have more work to do. we need to grow and create more good jobs faster. that is my driving focus, and i will go anywhere and do anything to make it happen. that has to be washington's driving focus as well. i know what you often hear out of washington can sadly charley brown's teacher, a jumble of unfocused noise out of touch with the thi
Oct 28, 2013 8:00pm PDT
relationships are vital to help keep americans safe" >> catherine: director of national intelligence james clapper says he''ll release more information soon.and he's set to testify before a house committee tomorrow. >> oftwo tweets sent by president obama were hacked today. a group known as the 'syrian electronic army' is claiming responsibility. a tweet about immigration reform was supposed to send followers to a news article. but it was linked to a video montage of terror attacks. including 9-11.. the account, "@barackobama" is used by the president's organizing for action campaign. the hackers apparently include supporters ofand they've hacked other high- profile accounts and >> ofthe obama administration says it's extending the deadline for american's to sign up for the affordable care act. people now have until march 31st to sign up for coverage next year. and avoid new tax penalties. today's announcement had been expected - since the white house has been promising quick action to fix the many technical problems with the website. >> getting health care in california has been relativel
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Nov 1, 2013 12:00am PDT
's ugliest men? and does president obama want to force every american to buy roller blades? the white house won't say either way. >> i am not going to get into the alleged activities. >> and finally, alcatraz, tourist attraction or secret home to a giant squid bent on destroying san francisco? none of these stories on "red eye" tonight. >> and now let's welcome our guests. i am here with actress and model sam sorbo. her kevin -- her husband kevin sorbo was just on. yeah, like that and bigger muscles. and the author of the book "the answer, proof of good in heaven." and tv's andy levy. there he is. isn't that cute and sad? bill schulz, my repulsive sidekick. nice outfit, bill. excellent. and fresh from his afternoon shift at the park where he plays his casio sin that synthesizer for money, very little money. writer and comedian and earring wearer jesse joyce. >> a block. the lede. that's the first story. >> i'm all out of love. i'm so lost without you, greg. >> feeling the same. their perversity calls for diversity. the kentucky medical center, is there any other kind, called on all employee
Nov 1, 2013 9:00am PDT
american would have to sign up for obama care. then the first act of government after reopening is to have hearings about the fact people can't sign up for the thing, this entire blockade against. feels what the administration is having a challenge with, a capacity to sell this program, which has everything to do with the fact there are very real beneficiaries of the aca expansion most importantly around medicaid. but we get to that conversation because we're talking about the glitches in the website. >> may i remind us this information comes from a leaked report from none other than darrell issa. i'm going to say he's got a little history of cherry picking the information he leaks. we saw that in the irs scandal where everybody went this direction. we get the facts and realize it's a totally different story than we thought. i want to remind us, there have been plenty of glitches. we think it's terrible. i'm not sure we should use darrell issa. >> a discount factor of 25 at least. >> so 31 people signed up. glen, go ahead. >> darrell issa aside, this is not going well. >> master of underst
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fray, but it didn't last long. according to a journal pol poll just 42% of americans approve of the president's job performance, an all-time low for president obama, indicating frustration with how he's leading the country . the signature policy the affordable air act launched. frustrated users and members of congress are pushing for answers. >> healthcare reform in this state was a success. it doesn't mean that it was perfect right away. there were early problems to solve. there were changes that had to be made. anybody here who is involved in it can tell that you. and by the way all the parade of horribles, the worst predictions about healthcare reform in massachusetts never came true. they are the same arguments that you're hearing now. >> reporter: as if the week went bad enough revelations of secret spying tactics are creating an uproar here and abroad. tureous though the nsa tracked the conversations of millions of citizens and some leaders. german chancellor angela merkel had her phone tapped as far back as 2002. obama personally apologized to merkel, but there are sti
Oct 31, 2013 5:00am EDT
about the dinners we had with president obama, of americans could have been a fly in the wall they would have been heartened i those discussions and i hope they are heartened by this as well. i think there is a genuine interest in solving these problems. i think that is a good thing. i appreciate senator sessions pointed out i have a business background. and i do. i have learned a lot of lessons in business, and i have done a lot of negotiating. and the first thing i learned as a pretty good start to any negotiation -- spend a lot of time in the front end and figure out what you can agree on. we have that mentioned quite a bit. we talked about things what a great upgrade most of us agree, let's not shut down the government. i totally support senator portman's bill on that. let's talk about one big thing that i truly believe we all agree on. we share the same goal. i certainly want a prosperous america. i am concerned about every american. i want every american to have the opportunity to build a good life for themselves and their family. i think everybody around the table -- i think every
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Oct 31, 2013 7:00pm EDT
from his failures and deceits. it is clear that mandate or not, most americans are not buying what president obama is trying to sell. i'm lou dobbs. lou: good evening for a second straight day the president trying to divert media attention from the obamacare disaster. the president focused on international trade, pledging to attract more foreign investment into the united states as his failing healthcare law continues to not only frustrate millions of americans, but in some cases also injury them. those who are losing their healthcare plans because of obamacare. nearly all republican, and a growing number of democratic lawmakers, are now demanding either a delay of the individual mandate or an extension of the enroll am period. and -- enrollment period and the public is not pleased. the president is being pummeled in the latest polls, his job approval rating hit all-time low in newest "wall street journal" poll, just from% of americans a-- 42% of americans approving of his job performance compared to 51% disapproving. 2 two major polls with almost the same trend. gallup tracking po
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Nov 1, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. >> the disaster that is obama care is only getting worse. very few americans have signed up and it looks like the white house is trying to cover up the damaging data. can it recover from this embarrassment? we have no spin analysis. >> let me be clear uc welcomes all students who qualify academically, whether they are documented or undocumented. >> why is one of the largest university systems in the country offering big money in financial aid to illegal
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Nov 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
the law actually expects 66% of small business plans and 45% of large company plans to get hit by obama care. that could mean up to 93 million americans may get cancellation letters. are you one of them? hi, everyone. i'm brenda buttner. this is "bulls and bears." let's get right to it. here they are. the bulls and bears this week, we have gary b. smith, tracy byrnes, jonas max ferris, john layfield and bernard whitman. welcome to everybody. gary b., another broken promise? >> absolutely, brenda. the only word i can think of that describes this is despicable. one, you know, as you pointed out right at the top, it's not going to be, you know, five million, 10 million people. the number as you pointed out is over 90 million people. that's over a quarter of the population that were, one, lied to. and, two, now forced to go onto plans that are invariably costing more than they are paying for now. so this whole thing about you can keep your plan, and even if you have to kick your plan and search for a better one, it turns out, brenda, it's lie upon lie upon lie. and not only that. maybe the
Nov 2, 2013 4:00pm EDT
hope americans watching this hearing. i said repeatedly about the dinners we had with president obama, of americans could have been a fly in the wall they would have been heartened i those discussions and i hope they are heartened by this as well. i think there is a genuine interest in solving these problems. i think that is a good thing. i appreciate senator sessions pointed out i have a business background. and i do. i have learned a lot of lessons in business, and i have done a lot of negotiating. and the first thing i learned as a pretty good start to any negotiation -- spend a lot of time in the front end and figure out what you can agree on. we have that mentioned quite a bit. we talked about things what a great upgrade most of us agree, let's not shut down the government. i totally support senator portman's bill on that. let's talk about one big thing that i truly believe we all agree on. we share the same goal. i certainly want a prosperous america. i am concerned about every american. i want every american to have the opportunity to build a good life for themselves and their
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Nov 3, 2013 3:00am PST
care than you have currently uninsured americans getting new coverage under obama care. that is troubling. >> also you talk about lost jobs and lower wages for americans, too. >> obama care is telling companies, companies, especially small businesses trying to comply with obama care so they're lowering their head count under 50 for a small business. they're lowering hours worked during the week to 30 hours. they have part-time workers. fascinating. if you look at the monthly jobs report, now we know that burst in the temporary jobs, even though the corporate mandate has been delayed, they're setting up -- companies are setting up to lower the head counts, lower the wages so they're not on the hook for covering as many people. >> setting up. we've had a number of guests on the show over the past couple of months, small business owners who are already doing that. that's troubling. >> this is a shocking number here. five. another penalty for marriage. >> right. more discouragement to go out there and get married. >> under the federal tax code it costs you more to be marrie
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